things to do in west Virginia

RightTurn’s Road Trip Destinations Series: West Virginia

Being Ohio’s neighbor, West Virginia was always a state my family drove through to get to someplace else. But when I became an adult and took an east coast road trip with my best friend, we deliberately made a stop in West Virginia and that changed my mind forever. If you think West Virginia is just gas stations and trees, you’re mistaken. The scenery is some of the best you’ll … Continue reading

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RightTurn’s Road Trip Destinations Series: Idaho

Idaho isn’t just the land of the potato, even though being a carb guy, that’s a pretty good selling point for me. But it turns out this state is a real gem. So much so that it got its moniker the “Gem State” because nearly every type of gem has been found all across the entire state. Idaho has scenic byways and backcountry drives sure to give you an eyeful … Continue reading

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RightTurn’s Road Trip Destinations Series: New Jersey

Often overlooked, road trips are the true great escape from boring everyday tasks. With plenty of things to do in New Jersey, what better way to get to them than by packing it up and plugging along? New Jersey is a unique place with some oddities about it (just wait and see.). So hold on — we’re going for a ride! War of the Worlds In 1938, Orson Welles created … Continue reading

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RightTurn’s Road Trip Destinations Series: Florida

We’re continuing our Florida road trips series this week. Entering the Sunshine State, you’ll find some of the best things to do in north Florida. We hope you have your summer tires on in the sunshine state. The weather may be hot, but so are the stops. Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park In Gainesville, you can encounter a whole lot more than just gators that play football. Although, if you’re up … Continue reading

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RightTurn’s Road Trip Destinations Series: Florida

We’re doing things a little different this time. There’s a lot of ground to cover, so we’re cutting this state in half with things to do in south Florida! But that doesn’t mean half the fun. It means twice the attractions! So stay tuned for part two! But for now let’s buckle up and get going. You won’t want to be late! We’re going to start in St. Petersburg at the … Continue reading

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RightTurn’s Road Trip Destinations Series: Washington

From the shores of the ocean to the tops of mountains, things to do in Washington State are aplenty. It might be well known for coffee shops and grunge music, but Washington has it all. You can watch fishmongers throw salmon at Pike Place Market, get a taste of Bavarian charm in the German town of Leavenworth, or take in a soccer match with the incredible fans of the Seattle … Continue reading

things to do in Louisiana

RightTurn’s Road Trip Destinations Series: Louisiana

When people think of things to do in Louisiana, a few things come to mind: college football, Mardi Gras, jazz music, the French Quarter, and crawfish gumbo. But the list of things to do in Louisiana doesn’t end with gumbo. Check out some off the beaten path places to get a feel for what this state is made of! Fasten your seatbelt! Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum These two were … Continue reading

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What Kind of Road Warrior Are You? Take Our Road Trip Quiz!

Take our road trip quiz to find out what kind of road warrior you are. That’s right — Road. Warrior. That’s what I’m calling all of you who get into your car, van, SUV, CUV, truck, or whatever and drive in the name of vacation. Whether you’re venturing out on a family road trip or a solo jaunt, it’s a lot of work! Even when you want to head to … Continue reading

things to do in michigan

RightTurn’s Road Trip Destinations Series: Michigan

Innovation, creativity, beauty, heart, and art are all words I associate with things to do in Michigan. From the years of technological advancements of Motor City to the expressive soulful history of Motown Records, a Michigan road trip can scratch you right where you itch. If you live nearby, are passing through, or planning a trip, there are many things to do in Michigan. Just open your mind (and car … Continue reading

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RightTurn’s Road Trip Destinations Series: Minnesota

Minnesota might be the land of 10,000 lakes, but that doesn’t mean you have to travel by boat. All it really means is you’ll have to take the long cut driving around them to get to all the cool things to do in Minnesota. And people with great tires don’t mind taking the long way around. So while you have your Minnesota road map out, make some detours for these … Continue reading